Tok is essentially Alaska’s gateway. This is a very small town (with a population of approximately 1000). Its located 92 miles off the Canada-US border and lies on the busy ALCAN Highway; very close to the foot of the hills that lie at the end of the Alaskan range, in the Tanana River Valley.
To its north and east, the world famous "40 Mile Country" heads right upto the Yukon River. The area has historic gold mines, woodlands, wildlife, wide interior Alaskan rivers, and a number of modern day Alaskan pioneers & prospectors live in this area. There are many beautiful state parks you can visit when you are here, including:
Eagle Trail State Recreation Site
This lies 16 miles to the south of Tok Alaska and just a mile off Tok’s Cut-Off Highway. Campers who are traveling between Tok & Glennallen frequent this place. There are 35 campsites on this ground and 5 of these are able to accommodate motorhomes.
The historical features are the Valdez-Eagle Trail, Washington-Alaska Military Cable & Telephone System (WAMCATS) and the Old Slana Highway. There is also a stupendous 1 mile nature trail and a 2.5 mile hiking trail that overlooks the Tok River Valley
Moon Lake State Recreation Site
Its situated 15 miles to the north-west of Tok, and is a very popular getaway destination even with the local residents. It has 15 campsites, a picnic area, a boat launch and a sandy beach. There are water recreation opportunities such as swimming, boating, as well as water skiing. You can also ride a float plane across Moon Lake
Tok River State Recreation Site
This is located 4.5 miles to the east of Tok off the Alaska Highway. It has 43 campsites, and 10 are able to accommodate motorhomes. River boating & float trips are the popular activities here